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Hot Patterns Cote D’Azur #5? 6?

I decided to make some new work tops, so I pulled out my trusty HotPatterns Cote D’Azur pattern.  It has previously been blogged here and here…even with a countdown of what makes it so great!   I actually started two on this go around, … Continue reading

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Kwik Sew 3963 – When a Bunny Becomes a Puppy

My grandson is turning 3 soon, so I wanted to get this little hat made for him for one of his birthday presents. This really turned out to be a fun little project.  I started making the bunny with some … Continue reading

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Jalie 2911 and Kwik Sew 3246

This post wraps up the last of the 2018 Jalie sewing!  I finished my last Jalie 2911 the other day.  It was cut well before Christmas, and I just had it sitting there waiting for me to find the time … Continue reading

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What I’ve been up to – Part 2 -Non Jalie Patterns

After the Jalie tour de force yesterday, it’s hard to imagine that I sewed anything else, but I did!  In no particular order, here are some of the other things from 2018. Butterick 5997 – Someone had spoken very highly … Continue reading

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What I’ve been up to – Part 1 – Jalie

There’s no doubt this last year has been a busy and good one.  I started a new job in January and I was also heavily involved in gardening and piano this year so that’s kept me away from the blog….but … Continue reading

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A few short projects

In this post Christmas sewing world, I’ve been focused on quick projects. 🙂  I get a  lot of joy out of making something and then using it right away. First:  A hat and convertible mittens: The hat is from Simplicity … Continue reading

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Mermaids and Sharks! (Simplicity 8275)

Never in a million years did I ever consider that I might someday make a mermaid or shark blanket…but I did!!!  In fact, I made, not one, not two, not three, but FOUR mermaids and one shark. Simplicity 8275 was … Continue reading

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